Obituary and Service Information for Pastor Glenn G. Gowen
|Gowen, Pastor Glenn G.|
Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Agape Faith Church, Hwy V, Valles Mines, MO
Date: Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Time: 10:00 A.M.
Agape Faith Church, Hwy V., Valles Mines, MO
Mt. Olive Cemetery, DeSoto, MO
Agape Faith Church, 3255 State Road V, Valles Mines, MO
Pastor Glenn G. Gowen, 85, of DeSoto, went to his heavenly home on Friday, August 14, 2015 at Mercy Jefferson Hospital. Pastor Glenn had been a minister for forty years. He was the Pastor for the Agape Faith Church in Valles Mines. He enjoyed gardening, growing beautiful flowers and fruit trees and he loved cars. Pastor Glenn was the son of the late Lee and Effie (nee Kennedy) Gowen.
He married his loving wife, Pastor Shirley (nee Moses) Gowen on May 27, 1950 in De Soto. They have four children: Terry Gowen of Valles Mines, Brenda Boyer of DeSoto, Carol (husband, Mel) Spreckelmeyer of DeSoto and Judy (husband, John) Johnston also of DeSoto. He was a grandfather of nine grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren. Also survived by four sisters: Hazel (husband, Jerry) McKenzie of Mississippi, Ruby Watson of DeSoto, Margie Reynolds of DeSoto and Joyce Thompson of Festus; many nieces, nephews and the loving Agape Church family and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Ernest, Raymond, Alvin and Willard Gowen and two brother-in-laws, Robert Reynolds and Robert Thompson.
Reverend Chelsea Weible will be officiating his funeral service.
Pastor Gowen had a favorite message to everyone he met; "If the world could only see JESUS in, Me, How much JESUS could the world see."